• Syrian forces intensify bombardment of remaining rebel-held enclave in Damascus
Syrian forces intensify bombardment of remaining rebel-held enclave in Damascus

But instead of sending the militants to the northern rebel-held province of Idlib, it would dispatch them to a pocket of territory near Israel and Jordan controlled by an IS affiliate, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

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  • New arms transfer policy seeks to promote United States weapons overseas
New arms transfer policy seeks to promote United States weapons overseas

The plans have been in the works for a year, with White House trade adviser Peter Navarro playing a major role in driving the project forward. "In June at the Paris Air Show, China's Chengdu Aircraft Group featured its Wing Loong II medium-altitude, long-endurance UAS, a clear knockoff of the General Atomics Reaper", Navarro said.

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  • 5.9-magnitude quake hits Southern Iran
5.9-magnitude quake hits Southern Iran

There was no immediate report on possible casualties or damage. So far there is no evidence of injuries or material damage. The tremor was also felt in Bahrain and areas around the Persian Gulf, according to reports. In Bahrain, an island kingdom off Saudi Arabia, people on social media said they felt the quake and evacuated from high-rise buil...

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  • No change in government's position on border - Coveney
No change in government's position on border - Coveney

Sir Ivan Rogers' criticism of the government's proposed technological solution came as it emerged that European Union negotiators have rejected the model, which British officials say would render customs checks near-frictionless, as unworkable.

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  • Sessions Reportedly Said He'd Resign if Trump Fires Rosenstein
Sessions Reportedly Said He'd Resign if Trump Fires Rosenstein

Yet, despite Sessions' reported warning, other reports suggest that Trump has still not ruled out firing Rosenstein - with Axios reporting that Trump "hasn't cooled off on" the deputy AG and that he is still looking at possibly firing him.

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  • Trump Lambastes Times, Reporter for Cohen 'Flip' Claims
Trump Lambastes Times, Reporter for Cohen 'Flip' Claims

Daniels' attorney, Michael Avenatti , said it was a "strategic and purposeful" decision by Cohen not to previously file a declaration. Investigators armed with search warrants on April 9 seized documents, computers, phones and a safe-deposit box from Cohen's home, office and hotel room.

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  • Barbara Bush was 'first lady of the greatest generation'
Barbara Bush was 'first lady of the greatest generation'

Pushed by his son, George W., former President George H.W. Bush accepts condolences as he leaves St. Martin's Episcopal Church after the funeral service for his wife Barbara, in Houston on April 21, 2018 . The funeral procession was attractive and honored Barbara with many stories of her legacy of service, philanthropy and raw honesty in the pub...

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  • Students say they are the
Students say they are the "mass shooting generation" at school walkout

Here in Houston, students from Memorial and Bellaire high schools joined thousands of other student activists across the country in the National School Walkout . "I think a message we need to send is our generation is voting next and this is how strongly we are motivated", said senior Megan Furber. "So that's one thing I advocate for".

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  • The rift between McCabe and Comey could help Trump
The rift between McCabe and Comey could help Trump

But McCabe faces greater risk now that the findings of his case have been referred to the US attorney. "I said to him, 'Sir that's up to you but you want to be careful about that because it might create a narrative that we're investigating you personally and, second, it's very hard to prove something didn't happen, '" Comey said.

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  • Missouri Governor Faces New Charge: Misusing Charity List for Campaign
Missouri Governor Faces New Charge: Misusing Charity List for Campaign

Louis prosecutor two days before the statute of limitations deadline for the charge, which stems from Greitens' alleged theft of a donor list from the military veterans charity he created and ran for several years. The governor and his unnamed campaign aide "knew that the donor list disclosed on April 22, 2015, was taken without the permission of T...

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  • Cuba's Raul Castro passes baton to loyal successor Miguel Diaz-Canel
Cuba's Raul Castro passes baton to loyal successor Miguel Diaz-Canel

He's not about to start transforming Cuba . If productivity is an index, Cuba's Soviet-style command economy produces little. The Cuban-born lawmaker told The Associated Press Thursday that as long as Raul Castro remains, "There are really no changes".

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  • Death penalty for child rapists, Union cabinet approves ordinance
Death penalty for child rapists, Union cabinet approves ordinance

The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, will be amended to introduce these changes, NDTV reported. " According to the Working Group on Human Rights, the murder rate has declined consistently in India over the last 20 years despite the slowdown in the execution of death sentences since 1980", the committee had said .

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  • Queen Elizabeth II turns 92, to attend star-studded birthday party concert
Queen Elizabeth II turns 92, to attend star-studded birthday party concert

The event, featuring performances from Sting, Shaggy and Kylie Minogue, will be broadcast live on BBC TV and radio. The monarch's grandson Prince Harry, who will marry U.S. The Queen welcomed Commonwealth leaders to Britain this week for a summit at which it was confirmed that her son, Prince Charles, would be the organization's next leader .

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  • Why 19 crore adult Indians lack bank accounts, despite Jan Dhan Yojana
Why 19 crore adult Indians lack bank accounts, despite Jan Dhan Yojana

Globally, 69 per cent of adults? Globally, 65% of women have an account compared with 72% of men, a gap of seven percentage points that has been unchanged since 2011, the World Bank report said. Whether by necessity or choice, customers want more digital options for accessing banking, both reports determined. The finding is a sign of the improv...

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  • Giuliani joins Trump's legal team
Giuliani joins Trump's legal team

On the personal front, Trump has been leaning on Sekulow and several of his associates from the American Center for Law & Justice . Giuliani is certain to come under intense scrutiny for his role. A CNN report highlighted plausible reasons for the president's difficulty in finding a lawyer. "My advice on Mueller has been this: He should be...

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  • Army Injures Two Palestinians In Northern Gaza
Army Injures Two Palestinians In Northern Gaza

It accuses Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas, with whom it has fought three wars since 2008, of using the protests as cover to carry out violence. On the eve of Friday's protests, a group of young people worked with coloured paper and empty coke bottles under a tree in an olive orchard hundreds of metres from the Israeli border east of Gaza Cit...

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  • Maker of jet engine in fatal accident wants more inspections
Maker of jet engine in fatal accident wants more inspections

He says a typical plane lands at around 155 miles per hour. The plane landed safely. Mandatory inspections will soon be ordered for jet engines similar to the one that failed in the deadly Southwest Airlines incident . The proposal would be more sweeping than federal authorities anticipated, Southwest said in a letter to the Federal Aviation...

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  • Grandmother accused of killing husband and another woman caught in Texas
Grandmother accused of killing husband and another woman caught in Texas

A day later, Lois Riess was spotted at an Iowa casino, but left before law enforcement arrived. Soto, the city spokeswoman, said it is unclear where she will be extradited and on which charges. Pamela Hutchinson , 59, was allegedly murdered by Lois Ann Riess in Fort Meyers Beach, Fla. on April 9, 2018. Inside the condo, Hutchinson's purse had b...

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  • Valverde Defends Rotation After Celta Draw
Valverde Defends Rotation After Celta Draw

Lionel Messi came off the bench in the second half to give the league leaders a boost but Sergi Roberto was sent off about 10 minutes later to allow Celta to equalize and almost pull off the victory. Jonny Otta brought Balaidos to its feet with an equaliser in first-half stoppage-time and Celta were in the ascendancy until Messi entered the fr...

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  • Journalist Claims Trump Used Fake Persona To Lie About His Wealth
Journalist Claims Trump Used Fake Persona To Lie About His Wealth

When I recently rediscovered and listened, for first time since that year, to the tapes I made of this and other phone calls, I was amazed that I didn't see through the ruse: Although Trump altered some cadences and affected a slightly stronger NY accent, it was clearly him.

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  • Kangaroo killed by stone-throwing visitors at a Chinese zoo
Kangaroo killed by stone-throwing visitors at a Chinese zoo

She died several days later. A few weeks later, another kangaroo in the enclosure was slightly injured in a similar incident, the report said. They're not responsible for performing as you wish. The zoo said it will now look into installing security cameras to deter visitors from harming animals in the future. It has meanwhile reduced the amount ...

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  • SC for fair trial in Kathua rape-murder case
SC for fair trial in Kathua rape-murder case

On April 13, the Supreme Court took serious note of lawyers obstructing the judicial process in the sensational case and initiated proceedings on its own accord. The CJI responding to the counsel said regardless of the background, the lawyers protests followed by the strike was incorrect. The Jammu HC Bar Association represented by senior advocate ...

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  • Student opens fire on classmate at Florida high school
Student opens fire on classmate at Florida high school

Police officers shot the suspect in the ankle and have now taken him into custody. Witnesses say a boy was in a hallway of the school when he fired a gun at a closed classroom door. The suspected shooter was arrested. He then dropped his weapon and ran. Rachael Carter was at the church waiting to be reunited with her daughter, a 10th-grader who t...

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  • Trump, Russia and Wikileaks sued over 2016 presidential election campaign
Trump, Russia and Wikileaks sued over 2016 presidential election campaign

The president has said repeatedly there was no collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation. This week, he tweeted: to the "phony Russian Federation investigation where, by the way, there was NO COLLUSION (except by the Dems)".

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  • Expert Analysts Consensus Opinions for: Wells Fargo & Company
Expert Analysts Consensus Opinions for: Wells Fargo & Company

The stock increased 0.96% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $6.32. Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R) has declined 3.54% since April 19, 2017 and is downtrending. Hm Payson holds 656,316 shares or 1.6% of its portfolio. Bahl & Gaynor has 0.23% invested in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC ) for 363,903 shares.

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  • Netanyahu: At Least Six Countries 'Seriously Talking' about Moving Embassies to Jerusalem
Netanyahu: At Least Six Countries 'Seriously Talking' about Moving Embassies to Jerusalem

Liviu Dragnea, chairman of the Social Democratic Party, claimed in a tv interview Thursday the authorities had chose to proceed to the embassy. "It may seem something not very important", Dragnea said. A spokesperson for the Romanian government did not wish to comment on the document that was adopted in the absence of the country's foreign minist...

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  • Flint woman put infant girls in suitcase ahead CPS visit
Flint woman put infant girls in suitcase ahead CPS visit

Authorities have not said why the children were being removed. Police say officers supporting Child Protective Services workers Wednesday were also not able to find the kids inside the Flint residence, about 50 kilometers (80 km) northwest of Detroit.

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  • Impeachment motion against CJI a political move: Constitution expert
Impeachment motion against CJI a political move: Constitution expert

Dubbing the Opposition move seeking impeachment of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra as risky, Union Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Friday slammed "institution disrupters" who, he alleged, pick up false causes in the garb of public interest litigations (PILs).

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  • Gabbard joins bipartisan call for resignation of EPA administrator Scott Pruitt
Gabbard joins bipartisan call for resignation of EPA administrator Scott Pruitt

But the spending on a five-person "advance" team for the Australia trip, revealed by USA officials who spoke to Reuters , comes as Pruitt faces scrutiny over his own frequent first-class travel and spending on such items as a 24-hour security detail.

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  • BJP ministers in Mehbooba Mufti govt resign
BJP ministers in Mehbooba Mufti govt resign

The BJP leadership was keen to introduce new faces in the coalition ministry. The reported meeting immediately sparked rumours of BJP pulling out of the coalition in the state. The decision has fuelled rebellion within the party as BJP leaders insisted on "immediate reallocation of portfolios". The JKNC, meanwhile, had won 15 seats.

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